Jericho investigates the brutal murder of a young Jamaican in Notting Hill, and soon identifies it as a racial killing - but his work is interrupted when a wealthy businessman is kidnapped. But all ...
Sydney homicide detective Eve Winter (Rebecca Gibney) solves tough, high profile cases with cool intelligence, fighting bureaucracts, criminals and plenty of advances - unwanted and wanted - to catch her prey.
When a young gay man is brutally murdered near Bondi Beach, Detectives Tori Lustigman and Nick Manning are assigned to investigate. After more bodies are found, Tori links the deaths to a series of murders of gay men in the 1980s and '90s.
Jeremy Lindsay Taylor
With the help of DS John Bacchus, Inspector George Gently spends his days bringing to justice members of the criminal underworld who are unfortunate enough to have the intrepid investigator assigned to their cases.
DCI Jericho is a brilliant detective and a darling of the media. However, he is haunted by the memories of his father, a policeman whose murder Jericho witnessed as a boy. Never married, and alone since his childhood sweetheart left him for another during WWII, Jericho is obsessed with his work at Scotland Yard. Yet, he finds himself drawn to his beautiful French neighbor Juliette - a prostitute with a tortured past. Set amidst the social upheaval of post-war 1950s London, Jericho unravels headline-grabbing mysteries. His diligent team includes faithful friend and colleague Detective Sergeant Clive Harvey and the ambitious young Detective Constable John Caldicott, whose warm relationship with his fiancÈe starkly contrasts Jericho's lonely nighttime vigils. Written by
I have just seen the last episode here in Sweden. A pity they did not continue with a second season. I especially thought it was interesting not only because he solves crimes in the late 50's but also that he has to battle corrupt policemen in Scotland Yard and at the same time wants to have an relation with a prostitute (witch would end his career in the force); this adds multiple dimensions to this drama and sets it, in my opinion, apart from other British TV-detective stories.
You get a feel for the atmosphere of 1950's London. My mother lived there for a number of years in her youth, in the beginning of 1960's and I have heard many stories about life in that city. The buses you could catch in the middle of any street, the thick fog that made it impossible to be outside etc.
It is a "must see" for all who like dramas like Midsomer Murders and Foyle's War. I can only hope they resurrect the series in the future, but sadly I do not think this will happen. This should however not discourage others from seeing it since all episodes ends with a conclusion of "who done it".
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